Debian Security Advisory DSA 3903-1 (tiff - security update)

Published: 2017-07-04 22:00:00
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Affected Versions:
tiff on Debian Linux

Recommendations:
For the oldstable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 4.0.3-12.3+deb8u4. For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 4.0.8-2+deb9u1. For the testing distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in version 4.0.8-3. For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 4.0.8-3. We recommend that you upgrade your tiff Linux Distribution Packages.

Summary:
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in the libtiff library and the included tools, which may result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code.

Detection Method:
This check tests the installed software version using the apt Linux Distribution Package manager.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-10095
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-10688
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-9147
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-9403
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-9404
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-9936

References:

http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3903.html

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0

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